Punch’ong Bottle

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Historical period(s)
Yuan or Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century
Medium
Stoneware with white slip under clear glaze
Style
Cizhou ware
Dimensions
H x W: 30.9 x 26.3 cm (12 3/16 x 10 3/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1900.63
On View Location
Freer Gallery 12: The Peacock Room Comes to America
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bottle

Keywords
China, Cizhou ware, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), stoneware, Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)
Provenance

Ikeda Seisuke (1839-1900), Kyoto [1]

To 1900
Bunkio Matsuki (1867-1940), Boston, to 1900 [2]

From 1900 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Bunkio Matsuki in November 1900 [3]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [4]

Notes:

[1] According to Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See Original Pottery List, L. 757, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[3] See note 2.

[4] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

Previous Owner(s)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
Ikeda Seisuke 1839 - 1900
Bunkio Matsuki (C.L. Freer source) 1867-1940

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
The Story of the Beautiful
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

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